There’s nothing wrong with a little organized sightseeing, and kid friendly tours are a great way to see everything Massachusetts has to offer. There are whale-watching trips off the coast and hikes through the Berkshire woods. For junior history buffs, there’s Benjamin Franklin’s Boston, a walking tour of historic Concord, and the eerie Witch Trial Tour. Or head south and take a scenic train ride through cranberry bogs and seaside villages onboard the Cape Cod Central Railroad. Finally, a trip to Boston isn’t complete without some quackery; Boston Duck Tours shows you the city by land and water (they’re still working on air). So if you’re looking for tours either on well-trodden ground or off the beaten path, you’ll find it in Massachusetts.

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  • Old Town Trolley Tours, Boston

  • Boston Harbor Islands

  • Cranberry Bog, South Yarmouth

  • Freedom Trail, Boston

  • Boston Harborside Walk Segway Tour, Boston

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  • Beantown Trolleys

    Boston

    Narrated trolley tours of Boston. Two hour loop around the city's historical points of interest, including the Freedom Trail. Cambridge,... more

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  • Boston By Sea

    Boston

    One-hundred-minute tour of Boston Harbor featuring live theater, sea shanties, and video; learn about pirates, clipper ships, and the Boston... more

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  • Boston Chinatown Tour

    Boston

    Affordable Boston Chinatown tour with insights from Show Yang, a native Chinese host. A great cultural learning and culinary experience. more

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  • Boston Islands Charters

    Quincy

    Customize your experience to match what we like to call your "AQ" or Adventure Quotient. The higher the AQ, the... more

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  • Boston Maritime History Trail

    Boston

    Self-guided walking tour of Boston's historic waterfront; maps available at visitor centers and at sites along waterfront. more

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  • Cape Cod Indian Walks-Dennis

    North Eastham

    2 Walks offered. 1'st Indian Conservation Lands Dennis. Learn the history and culture of the C.C. Indians. Second walks, First... more

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  • City of Gloucester's Maritime Trail Walk

    Gloucester

    Four self-guided trails through America's first seaport. Call for map or pick one up at Stage Fort Park Information Center. more

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  • Food Tours of Boston

    Boston

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  • Free Tours by Foot

    Boston

    Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present the only Free, tip based tours of Boston. These interesting and informative... more

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  • Harbor Sweets

    Salem

    Sweet confections and a production tour of the factory. Call for a factory tour, no chocolate production on Saturdays and... more

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  • LANNI ORCHARDS, INC.

    Lunenburg

    Lanni Orchards, Inc. is a local family operated orchard. We offer PYO apples and other fruits in the spring and... more

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  • Long Point Wildlife Refuge

    West Tisbury

    Whether you want to play in the ocean, splash with the kids in sheltered salt- and freshwater ponds, or explore... more

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  • Mahi Mahi Harbor Cruises & Events

    Salem

    Cruise with us daily from Salem's historic Pickering Wharf into the beautiful protected waters of Salem Sound for a memorable... more

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  • Polish Center of Discovery and Learning

    Chicopee

    We are a"living monument" safegaurding historical objects representative of the material culture of the Polish people. We celebrate the... more

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  • River Cruises at Cape Ann's Marina Resort

    Gloucester

    Sunset and afternoon river cruises on the Annisquam River. Historic coastal beauty, relaxing, and great for all. Check out our... more

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  • Schooner Adventure

    Gloucester

    1926 National Historic Landmark, dory fishing Schooner Adventure is being restored as a memorial to Gloucester's fishing industry. This vessel is... more

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  • Schooner Liberty

    Boston

    Harbor sails; sunset cruises. more

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  • Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

    Williamstown

    The Clark is a gem of a museum rarely found in a small town. The Clark is home to collections... more

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  • Venture Athletics kayak Shop

    Provincetown

    Rent a kayak or go out on a guided tour in beautiful Provincetown Harbor! Rates start at $25 for up to 4... more

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  • West Barnstable Train Station and Museum

    West Barnstable

    Historic train station and museum open Saturdays 10am to 3:00pm. Purchase tickets to scenic passenger train rides. Fun for the... more

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